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Utah State University

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Hazard Perception And Preparation By Cross-Country Skiers In Utah, Kevin J. Kobe May 1991

Hazard Perception And Preparation By Cross-Country Skiers In Utah, Kevin J. Kobe

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This thesis examined how cross-country skiers perceive and prepare for winter hazards. A self-completion questionnaire was administered to cross-country skiers in northern Utah. The questions on the questionnaire were designed to explore the relationships that affect how skiers perceive and prepare for winter hazards. Additionally, the situation where skiers put themselves at risk due to lack of information as opposed to skiers placing themselves at risk through the desire to confront nature's dangers was explored. Variables that were contained in these relationships were correlated and the degree of correlation was measured.

Those that sought information on the day surveyed ...


Economics Of Wool Marketing In Utah, E. Jay Berry May 1961

Economics Of Wool Marketing In Utah, E. Jay Berry

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Since the beginning of history the wool of sheep has been used by the human race. Its chief use has been and still is for clothing. Also, it is widely used for blankets, upholstery, carpets, and numerous other products.

The wool industry is important to the state of Utah, which was the sixth largest producing state in the United States in 1958. Wool growers in Utah received approximately $7,897,000 in sales proceeds and government payments for wool sold during the 1958 marketing year (12).1